Board of Examiners
The Board of Examiners of the Institute of Political Science has been legally appointed to organise and coordinate examinations. Its main powers are described in the programme’s Course & Examination Regulations (CER), as well as its own Rules and Regulations.
The Board of Examiners deals with individual requests to deviate from the official Course & Examination Regulations (CER)—such as requests for exemptions or following courses in a different order as stipulated. Students can also turn to the Board of Examiners in case of delay due to personal, medical, or family circumstances.
Students can lodge an appeal with the Examination Appeals Board against the decisions taken by examinators and the decisions taken by the Board of Examiners as explained in the above-mentioned cases.
Requests made to the Board of Examiners have to be sent by e-mail, i.e. the uMail account that Leiden University has set up for you:
Institute of Political Science
Secretary of the Board of Examiners
Correspondence for the Board, but sent to individual members of the Board or other staff members of the Institute of Political Science will not be taken into consideration.
- Michael Meffert (chair)
- Arjen Boin
- Amy Verdun
- Floris Mansvelt Beck
- Frank de Zwart
- Brendan Carroll
- Philip van Praag jr. (external)
For the rules and regulations governing the Political Science bachelor’s and master’s programmes, please refer to this page: